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Students line up for new free software master at open universities

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osor.eu: Two of Europe's open universities, the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya in Spain and Open Universiteit in the Netherlands, are about to start the first courses of what will become a Master programme on free and open source software and open standards.

FSF works with PayPal to the benefit of the free software community

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fsf.org: The Free Software Foundation thanks PayPal for responding to its concerns and making its terms more free software friendly.

Bona fide open source

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itpro.co.uk: Has open source become a victim of its own success as businesses identify as it just to look good?

Proprietary Software: Still Not Doomed, Sorry

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informationweek.com: These days, I can scarcely click a mouse without running headlong into some variety of punditry regarding the imminent death of proprietary software thanks to open source. Sorry, I don't believe proprietary software is digging its inevitable collective grave any more than the sun is about to go nova.

21 Grams and a Billion Dollars

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fossbazaar.org: How is it we can know the weight of a person's soul* but not be able to measure the success of a piece of individual FOSS software with the truly compelling metrics needed to satisfy and influence enterprise adopters and governments.

Does Linus Torvalds Hate Freedom?

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daniweb.com: According to an ongoing debate over the GPL version 3, he does. How can this be, since Linus Torvalds, creator and chief architect of the Linux kernel, knows about software freedom and free software?

Ho Chi Minh City hosts open source software summit

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thanhniennews.com: Over 500 participants from 15 countries will join one of the Asia’s top events on free and open source software (FOSS) to be held in Ho Chi Minh City this Friday.

Open Source Gets Bigger CeBIT Spotlight

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linuxfoundation.org: The strong growth of open source in IT will be demonstrated with its prominent placement at the world's largest computer event, CeBIT 2010.

Where open source was, and where it is now

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  • Where open source was, and where it is now
  • Netherlands' open-source policy goes double Dutch
  • Open-source tools could make it easier to build a hybrid cloud
  • Chair of Denmark’s standards committee: ‘Microsoft is lying’
  • EU space agency to start a repository for open source applications
  • B-Reel goes Open Source to Standardize Digital Production
  • Open-source tools wrest control of personal data

Flinders University gives open source the boot

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computerworld.com.au: Flinders University will migrate its 16,000 students over to Microsoft’s Live@edu email platform from mid-2010 after dropping an in-house open source solution.

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